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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

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  • College lacrosse Games of the Week

    No. 4 Duke men (7-1) at No. 1 Syracuse (6-0) When: Sunday, 12:30 p.m. Outlook: The Orange enjoy a 7-5 lead against their Atlantic Coast Conference rivals, but the Blue Devils have won four of the last five meetings. Two of the top offenses in Division...
  • 6 reasons you should watch the women's NCAA tourney

    6 reasons you should watch the women's NCAA tourney
    Hey, college basketball fans from Illinois, are you still moping about not having any teams in the NCAA tournament? Just stop it already. If you could tear yourself away from the men's tournament for a minute—your bracket is probably busted...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 3/20 log (updated Friday AM with tennis matchups)

    7 a.m.    Soccer: UEFA Champions League quarterfinals draw.--FS1 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Miami vs. Atlanta (d.).--MLB Net. 11 a.m.    Wrestling: NCAA quarterfinals (in St. Louis).--ESPNU Noon    Basketball: NCAA round of 64: New Mexico...
  • Northwestern, DePaul, Notre Dame into women's NCAA basketball tourney

    Northwestern, DePaul, Notre Dame into women's NCAA basketball tourney
    For the Northwestern women’s basketball team, Monday brought the joy of unusual good news. For Notre Dame and DePaul, it was more of the happy same old, same old. The Wildcats (23-8), ranked No. 22 in the AP poll, learned they had earned a bid...
  • Chris Collins likes Big Ten's chances in NCAA tournament

    Chris Collins likes Big Ten's chances in NCAA tournament
    Chris Collins will fill out an NCAA tournament bracket – but only for consumption by his family. “Home bragging rights,” the Northwestern coach said. Here’s Collins’ breakdown for the Tribune of the first-round games...
  • Signs point to Northwestern's NCAA breakthrough in 2015-16

    Signs point to Northwestern's NCAA breakthrough in 2015-16
    Northwestern players celebrated Big Ten victories this season with locker-room eruptions, circling their coach and spraying him with water while jumping up and down. Chris Collins loved it. "At Duke, people got spoiled to the winning," he said. "You'...
  • Maryland-Indiana is starting to feel like a rivalry as teams meet again in Big Ten tourney

    Maryland-Indiana is starting to feel like a rivalry as teams meet again in Big Ten tourney
    Maryland's first official Big Ten rivalry might begin Friday night. Mark Turgeon has been hesitant to call any team the eighth-ranked Terps have faced in their inaugural season in the Big Ten a rival, though a quarterfinal matchup with Indiana at the...
  • Does Indiana have to make NCAA field to save Tom Crean's job?

    Does Indiana have to make NCAA field to save Tom Crean's job?
    The team that got thumped knows exactly where it's headed and who will lead it. The team that did the thumping will return to the United Center on Friday for a Big Ten tournament quarterfinal game against Maryland. Beyond that, who knows where Indiana...
  • Northwestern no match for Indiana in Big Ten tourney

    Northwestern no match for Indiana in Big Ten tourney
    The calling card for Indiana this season has been proficient 3-point shooting, and Thursday night the Hoosiers again dialed long distance against Northwestern. The best team in the conference from beyond the arc rattled the Wildcats early and often en...
  • Indiana stays right on target, throttles Northwestern

    CHICAGO — For at least one night, all was right for Indiana. With their NCAA tournament prospects hanging in the balance and the status of coach Tom Crean a popular topic of conversation, the Hoosiers were in control throughout a 71-56 win over...
  • Even with NCAA bid assured, Terps set sights on winning Big Ten tourney

    Even with NCAA bid assured, Terps set sights on winning Big Ten tourney
    Any uncertainty surrounding the postseason outlook for Maryland's men's basketball team is nearly gone. The eighth-ranked Terps (26-5) enter the Big Ten Conference tournament as the hottest team in the field, having won seven straight, including a...